Burma is a land of magic and gold. Magic infuses everything in this culture. Literally magic unquestioned belief in the unprovable. I have life long affliction of curiosity, but here my questions of ‘why or how’ people respond ‘it is magic’ as if this is a totally valid answere. Magic is real in Burma like gravity is real in the west. Who am I to question this genuine belief. Compared with the other mysteries I’ve encountered in Asia the purity and factuality of the Burmese […]
Buddha in Burma is addicted to gold. Devout people apply gold leaf to buddha statues across the country. Over centuries of worship the buddha has taken on a lumpy appearance. Hense his title the Lumpy Buddha. Only men are allowed into the inner sanctum of the lumpy Buddha.